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Inclusion Specialist Internship

Basic Function:       Inclusion Specialist Intern provides support to members with special needs to ensure their success in the KIDSTOP program.

 

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that members with special needs are modeling appropriate behavior that is in-line with KIDSTOP expectations.
  • Ability to effectively deescalate destructive situations in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Participates as an active, positive team member with supervisor, other staff, volunteers and members.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Plans and leads special programs and/or events at site.
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of program equipment, supplies and facility including clean up and proper use.
  • Work to achieve the mission of the organization.
  • Able to job shadow other staff at Boys & Girls Clubs.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability in programming for youth of all ages.
  • Prior training in child development/guidance is required.
  • Prior experience working with children with special needs.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and mobile when supervising groups of children.
  • Must demonstrate maturity and good decision-making and be aware of good personal boundaries.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with youth and families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.

 

Program Hours Available:

School Year Hours:           KIDSTOP: 2 PM to 6 PM Monday-Friday

 

Summer Hours:               KIDSTOP: 7 AM to 6 PM Monday-Friday

                                     (somewhere in that time frame)

*Intern schedule will vary depending on site need and intern availability

 

***A stipend in the amount of $300 will be allotted to those interns able to complete 300 or more hours during the course of the semester.

 

How To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to Bethany Theisen, Volunteer & Internship Coordinator, by emailing it to btheisen@bgcmn.org (as a PDF file) or by mail to: Boys & Girls Club, 345 30th Avenue North, St. Cloud MN  56303.  To help with the intake process, please submit an application on our website at www.bgcmn.org and click on the volunteer tab.

 

Deadline:  Ongoing

 

"Boys & Girls Clubs of Central MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Service."

 

Need Type: Volunteer
This Need is ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 56303